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Budding engineers across Yorkshire invited to get careers on track

Budding engineers in Yorkshire are invited to visit the brand new National College for High Speed Rail on Carolina Way, for its open day next week, where they can find out about the training opportunities and employer connections offered at the largest of five new government-backed, employer-led national colleges. 2018 is

SES Engineering Services’ Hovercraft Challenge inspires York’s budding female engineers

With the government declaring 2018 The Year of Engineering, SES Engineering Services (SES) has set out to inspire the next generation of female engineers by hosting its annual Hovercraft Day challenge at The Mount School. Returning for a fifth year, the action-packed event proved that girls from eight local schools across

Graduate trainee success

Hambleton District Council’s first graduate accounting trainee has become a fully fledged accountant! Laura Kaye has completed her four year training programme – which is part of a wider initiative from the authority which supports local businesses who take on apprentices and graduates. Laura graduated from De Montfort University in 2012 with

River Humber tunnelling machine named after first female civil engineer

National Grid’s new 160m long, 510 tonne tunnelling machine has been christened Mary, after Mary Fergusson, the first female fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers. The name was chosen by Kasey Doney, eight, a pupil at Paull Primary School near Hull, who is pictured with a section of the machine

Leo Group “tackles” thriving Halifax junior football club’s parking woes

A thriving Halifax junior football club’s lack of parking facilities has been successfully “tackled” by a Calderdale environmental company. Boothtown-based Leo Group, along with the help of Leeds-based waste management company Associated Waste Management Ltd, has created a brand-new car park for Beacon Rangers – which plays in the Huddersfield Junior

SNF enlists Smith Brothers for prestigious Billingham connection

Yorkshire power contractor Smith Brothers has been appointed by world-leading polymer provider SNF, to carry out large-scale electrical engineering works at its first UK-based manufacturing facility. Having been enlisted as the Independent Connections Provider (ICP) by SNF, high voltage specialist Smith Brothers will be responsible for the 66kV load connection of

Call for traders at Thirsk Market

The call has gone out for all market traders whether regular, casual or new traders to pitch up and book a place at Thirsk market on Saturdays. Hambleton District Council who run the normal weekly markets in Thirsk have changed the Saturday market to an ‘Open Market’. And in an attempt to

One hundred per cent green distillery to open in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is one of only three in England to be run solely on green energy. As England’s smallest and first self-built whisky and gin distillery, Cooper King Distillery will commence production of its juniper-led gin and open its doors to members of the public this spring,

Milestone for £200m Energy Works power plant as research academy completed

A key element of a new, £200m energy from waste power plant has been completed, paving the way for pioneering research of renewable energy technologies. Multi-disciplinary engineering business Spencer Group has steered the Energy Works scheme in Hull from concept to delivery and the company is now playing a key part